Former Head of Production at award-winning serial drama Hollyoaks, Addie Orfila has over 22 years’ experience within TV and short film. Starting as a trainee continuity announcer and then runner at ITV Yorkshire, Addie has worked her way up as 3rd AD, 1st AD, PM and Head of Production.  Addie has a large wealth of experience to draw from, was a member of Channel 4’s Mentoring Diversity Network as well as trainer on the pan-industry Project Diamond Diversity monitoring scheme. Addie designed and is currently delivering the Leadership Essentials course nationwide for HETV Drama Heads of Department on behalf of Screenskills, works as a Production Executive for the BBC and is in development with Lavender Pictures.